Story of a princess and her stepmother

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This is a story about a princess whose mother died and her father remarries. The stepmother gives birth to a daughter, and the princess and her stepsister spend their childhood in a friendly way. As time passes, the stepmother and daughter develop jealousy and animosity towards the princess and adopt every possible technique to trouble her. Even after suffering so much, the good fate of the princess always takes care of her. All inflicted hardship by the stepmother bounces back to her daughter. The moral of the story is — As you sow shall you reap. This story is told … continued below

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Shaikh, Maaz February 10, 2020.

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This audio recording is part of the collection entitled: Azamgarhi Language Resource and was provided by the UNT College of Information to the UNT Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 20 times. More information about this recording can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: Story of a princess and her stepmother
  • Parallel Title: ایك شہزادی اور اُس كی سوتیلی ماں كی كہانی
  • Parallel Title: एक शहज़ादी और उसकी सौतेली माँ की कहानी
  • Series Title: Maaz Shaikh Collection

Description

This is a story about a princess whose mother died and her father remarries. The stepmother gives birth to a daughter, and the princess and her stepsister spend their childhood in a friendly way. As time passes, the stepmother and daughter develop jealousy and animosity towards the princess and adopt every possible technique to trouble her. Even after suffering so much, the good fate of the princess always takes care of her. All inflicted hardship by the stepmother bounces back to her daughter. The moral of the story is — As you sow shall you reap. This story is told in the western variety of the Southern dialect of Azamgarhi.

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Azamgarhi Language Resource

This collection includes audio and video recordings of texts; transcriptions, translations, interlinear glossing, and analyses of selected texts; digitized copies of fieldwork notes and photographs documenting fieldwork and other events. The texts are in different genres, such as traditional and children's stories, popular legends, historical accounts, personal narratives, natural conversations, dramas, folk songs, poems, food recipes, discussions on events or items of cultural importance, and discussions on language and linguistic data. Some of them are also in Awadhi and Bhojpuri languages given with a view of (socio)linguistic comparison, whereas some are the outcomes of dialect surveys undertaken to determine the extent of the Azamgarhi language.

Computational Resource on South Asian Languages

The Computational Resource for South Asian Languages (CoRSAL) is a digital archive for source audio, video, and text on the minority languages of South Asia.

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  • February 10, 2020

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  • May 21, 2021, 6:12 a.m.

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  • June 9, 2021, 10:43 a.m.

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Shaikh, Maaz. Story of a princess and her stepmother, audio recording, February 10, 2020; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1803911/: accessed May 22, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Information.

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